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Petrified Forest National Park Celebrates National Native American Heritage Month, November 2012

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Date: October 25, 2012
Contact: Kip Woolford, 928-524-6228 x273

Petrified Forest, AZ-In celebration of National Native American Heritage Month (which serves to promote awareness of and appreciation for history and culture of American Indians), please join us for the following:

Cultural demonstrators will be at Painted Desert Inn National Historic Landmark,   9:30 am-4:30 pm, the following days:
Fri 11/2, Sat 11/3, Sun 11/4 Goodluck Family, Navajo silversmiths
Fri 11/9, Sun 11/11, Mon 11/12 Goodluck Family, Navajo silversmiths
Sat 11/10 Alice Hawthorne & Angeline Murphy, Navajo weaver and jewelry maker
Fri 11/16 Goodluck Family, Navajo silversmiths
Sat 11/17 Jonathan & Harriett Mike, Navajo silversmiths
Sun 11/18 Goodluck Family, Navajo silversmiths

Also found at Painted Desert Inn are several striking murals from Hopi artist Fred Kabotie, which can be viewed during normal business hours.

The park showcases some 13,000 years of human history-learn more about this compelling fact by visiting Puerco Pueblo and Newspaper Rock.

Thank you for helping us celebrate National Native American Heritage Month!

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